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146 Possible Causes for Coarse Sparse Hair

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    […] changes (short, sparse, coarse, twisted, often lightly pigmented); death usually by age 3 yrs In OHS: "Occipital horns," distinctive wedge-shaped calcifications at sites[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] normal concentrations of NE In infants w/classic Menkes disease: loss of developmental milestones, hypotonia, seizures, failure to thrive at age 2-3 mos, & characteristic hair[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypothyroidism

    […] outer 1/3 Hair Thin, sparse on extremities Coarse and sparse Hair loss Sometimes Common Nails Thin, brittle Normal to thick Peri-orbital Tissue Sunken Puffy Skin Thin Normal[drlam.com] , coarse, and dry hair Coarse, dry, and thickened skin Hand tingling or pain (carpal tunnel syndrome) Slow pulse Muscle cramps Joint pain Sides of eyebrows thin or fall out[cedars-sinai.edu] , coarse, and dry hair Coarse, dry, and thickened skin Hand tingling or pain (carpal tunnel syndrome) Slow pulse Muscle cramps Sides of eyebrows thin or fall out Confusion[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    […] that is sparse, coarse, and dry, and the skin that is coarse, dry, scaly, and thick.[brainaacn.org] Symptoms include dulled facial expressions, hoarse voice, slow speech, eyelids droop, puffy and swollen face and eyes, weight gain, constipation, inability to tolerate cold, hair[brainaacn.org]

  • Myxedema Coma

    , sparse hair.[aafp.org] , sparse hair Nonpitting edema Clinical Features Decreased mental status May be subtle Apathy Neglect A decrease in intellectual function More obvious changes Confusion Psychosis[lilywhite.us] , sparse hair Nonpitting edema ALTERED MENTATION All patients with myxedema coma display deterioration of their mental status.[aafp.org]

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Google Scholar Vabres P, deProst Y (1993) Bazex-Dupré-Christol syndrome: a possible diagnosis for basal cell carcinomas, coarse sparse hair, and milia.[doi.org] [PUBMED Abstract] Vabres P, de Prost Y: Bazex-Dupré-Christol syndrome: a possible diagnosis for basal cell carcinomas, coarse sparse hair, and milia.[cancer.gov]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    , thin or sparse coat; slow regrowth of hair after clipping; retarded turnover of hair.[web.archive.org] Dermatologic (skin) signs: flaking of skin (dandruff); thickening of skin; increased pigmentation of skin; puffy face; drooping of the upper eyelids; tragic facial expression; dry, coarse[web.archive.org]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    […] eyebrow hair Sparse beard, pubic and underarm hair Skin Stretch marks (Striae) Cracked skin behind ears Small cracks (fissures) in skin on fingertips Tiny blisters on side[adhd-support.org.uk] (Cu, B6) Premature greying or reduced pigmentation Dandruff (B6, A) Dry scales on scalp (A) Oily scales on scalp (and eyebrows, around nose and behind ears) (B6) Long coarse[adhd-support.org.uk] Horizontal ridges on nails (A) Slow nail growth Hair Scalp Slow hair growth Brittle hair that breaks or splits easily limp lank hair absence of sheen and lustre (A) Falling hair[adhd-support.org.uk]

  • Rombo Syndrome

    PMID 7615983 Bazex-Dupre-Christol syndrome: a possible diagnosis for basal cell carcinomas, coarse sparse hair, and milia. Vabres P, de Prost Y.[atlasgeneticsoncology.org] ., Sharpe, H. and Chenevix-Trench, G. (1992) Basal cell carcinomas, coarse sparse hair, and milia. Am. J. Med. Genet. , 43 , 799–804. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 32.[link.springer.com] (REVIEW) PMID 16272260 Basal cell carcinomas, coarse sparse hair, and milia. Oley CA, Sharpe H, Chenevix-Trench G. Am J Med Genet. 1992 Jul 15;43(5):799-804.[atlasgeneticsoncology.org]

  • Hunermann Conradi Syndrome

    , coarse scalp hair Abnormal thickening, dryness, and scaling of the skin How is Conradi-Hünermann syndrome diagnosed?[patientworthy.com] , coarse scalp hair; and/or abnormal thickening, dryness, and scaling of the skin.[healthetreatment.com] […] asymmetrical shortening of the long bones Scoliosis Mild to moderate growth deficiency Prominent forehead Unusually flattened midfacial regions Low nasal bridge Cataracts Sparse[patientworthy.com]

  • Menkes Disease

    Patients with Menkes disease may also present hair changes (short, sparse, coarse, twisted hair, and colorless or steel-colored), hypothermia, hypoglycemia, hypotonia, and[asperbio.com] - almost absent, short, sparse, lightly colored, at age of five months, becoming coarse, twisted (kinky hair) by the age of 21 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] first three months of life, presenting for global regression, central axial hypotonic syndrome, pyramidal syndrome, focal epileptic seizures, and a particular aspect of the hair[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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